Parent Company Shuts Down Imagi Animation

Imagi International Holdings Inc. ceased Feb. 5 funding for and plans to liquidate its computer-animation operation. The compan’s subsidiary, Imagi Animation Studios, hit hard ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man in 3D, Stan Lee’s Super Seven and Batman Developments

Superhero properties remain as hot as ever, as evidenced by a slew of new announcements for new features an animated projects. ‘ Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment has signed ... Continue Reading →

Fox Re-Signs Animation Vet Appel

Rich Appel, executive producer and showrunner on The Cleveland Show and a veteran of Fox’s animated TV series, has signed a new three-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV, according ... Continue Reading →

Atomic Cartoons Adds Producer Turner, Pixie Honor

Atomic Cartoons, home to Pixie Platinum Award-winning director Tyler Schroeder, has added former Studio B producer Jamie Turner to its ranks. Turner has more than 15 years of experience ... Continue Reading →

Kalish to Run Mudpit Series for Cookie Jar

Veteran TV writer and producer Bruce Kalish has been hired as showrunner for Cookie Jar Entertainment’s upcoming animation-live action hybrid series Mudpit. The series begins ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks, NBC Team on Dragon-themed Olympics Promos

DreamWorks Animation and NBC have teamed up for a promotional effort that will run during the upcoming Winter Olympics and spotlight the upcoming film How to Train Your Dragon. The ... Continue Reading →

Big Idea, Entrenched Team for More VeggieTales

Big Idea Entertainment, the studio behind such faith-based children’s programming as VeggieTales, has signed a multiproduction deal with animation studio Entrenched, Inc. The ... Continue Reading →

Ka-chew! Signs Quakenbush and Trussell

Commercial production company ka-chew! has added to its staff animation directors Corky Quakenbush and Joel Trussell. Quakenbush has directed, produced and developed programs for just ... Continue Reading →

China OKs Nick-branded Web Site

MTV Networks China and CCTV.com have teamed up to launch an online destination in China featuring Nickelodeon-branded streaming video at Nick.CCTV.com. According to Cynopsis Kids, the ... Continue Reading →

Nick Promotes Poindexter, Magallanes

Nickelodeon Animation has promoted executives Roland Poindexter and Rich Magallanes. Poindexter will rise to the title of senior VP current series and will supervise production on all ... Continue Reading →